New EU-wide payments regulations are unlikely to re-shape Malta’s outward-facing processor market dramatically but may jolt its domestic banks, experts believe.
Banks should not view new European payments regulations as a threat to their imperious market position, but as an opportunity to provide lucrative new services to third parties, according to a...
The EU Council yesterday adopted a new directive for payment services across the 28-country bloc. 
Europe’s banking regulator has saluted the successful EU vote on payment reforms which triggers its mandate to develop new security requirements, as industry experts brace for significant upheaval.
Europe’s payments landscape has irrevocably changed, industry experts believe, as legislation designed to increase competition and the scope of the sector’s regulation was passed emphatically...
The European Parliament has today major passed revisions to its payment services laws, bringing swathes of businesses under regulation for the first time and cracking open an enormous market for...
There are still uncertainties at the heart of the EU’s new payments directive as a crunch vote nears, legal experts have warned, with trading of US dollar transactions potentially falling under its...
The date of the final European Parliament vote on the revisions to payment services has been announced, as industry names make a final push to have their voices heard.
Europe’s top banking regulator has told the payments industry to be alive to major changes in security, passporting services, complaint handling and transparency, as it ramps up its workload ahead...
German payment service providers have been warned time is running out for them to adhere to a new set of EU-wide minimum security guidelines for internet transactions.
The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is set to face a final vote in October after a key European parliamentary committee passed the draft directive by a large majority.
Europe’s banking regulator has finalised security guidelines for internet payments across the EU which will apply while the industry waits for more widespread reforms, despite four countries...
The technical stage of Europe’s ambitious payment restructuring plan begins today with experts warning the industry not to let the looming changes creep up on it.
A political agreement has been reached today on revisions to the Payment Services Directive (PSD2).The agreement follows closely guarded trilogue negotiations between the European Commission, the...
PayPal and Microsoft have warned the EU that introducing multiple disclosure requirements for payment companies under various new directives risks damaging business.
Financial regulators in the U.S. have released a detailed report emphasizing the dangers third-party service providers pose to banks.
A top European Central Bank (ECB) expert has warned payments reformers they must not bow to fintech demands after calls for tighter regulation of the space.
Allowing outsider access to payment accounts under EU law could severely jeopardise security, a senior director at one of Europe’s biggest banks has said.   
PaymentsCompliance speaks to Mario Nava, director for regulation and prudential supervision of financial Institutions in the European Commission, about the forthcoming reform to the EU payments...
The European Commission has defended its payment reforms after heavy criticism from PayPal, MasterCard, Visa and others that the proposed measures are unbalanced and threaten security.

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